News: Greenwood, Wis. (12 Oct. 1900)
Contact: Duane Horn
Voss, Slover, Daugherty, Braun, Kalis, Beyer, Kennedy, Hendren,
Norris, Burpee, Wentland, Smith, Miller, Swetland, Sawyer,
Sperbeck, Yanderhoff, Lantz, Fulwiler, Anderson, Dodge, Boyce,
McKenna, Grass, Tibbits, Burch, Ware, Meacham, Hutchins, Conroy,
Baker, De Lano, Poppe, Peck, Andrews, Robison, Klinke, White,
Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) 12 Oct.
Mrs. W. E. Voss and little girl left yesterday for their home in Warrens.
Wm. Slover was over from Tioga Monday.
An eleven pound boy is reported at the home of Ed Daugherty, in the Braun settlement, born Oct 3.
Gustav Kalis, representative of the Horican Windmill Co., spent from Firday to Tuesday with August Beyer, their hustling agent in this section.
James Kennedy and wife were over from Beaver, Tuesday taking advantage of Greenwood prices.
Rev. W. T. Hendren has been attending the sessions of the Synod which has been in session at Waukesha this last week.
Jos. De Lano is now getting settled in his new home, which he recently purchased of Ed. Parker.
Truman De Lano is working in the clothing department of the Big Store.
Ernest Poppe and son were down from Longwood Monday getting out advertising matter for their auction sale which will be found advertised on the correspondence page.
The Ladies' Guild met with Mrs. C. O. Baker Wednesday to sew for Mrs. Brown. This afternoon they will sew for Mrs. E. C. Peck. All are welcome to come and sew.
Uncle Steve Andrews and Mrs. Robison went to Colby last week, where she goes to keep house for her brother, Kinzie Andrews, cashier of the new Colby State Bank recently started there. F. J. Klinke drove up with them.
According to reports some rowdyish boys went out to Walter Baker's place Saturday evening, unbidden and acted anything but the parts of gentlemen. He was giving a dance to the holders of tickets in a raffle drawing. Mr. Baker feels indignant at the way he was used by the boys, and evidently he has good reason to do so.
The Thursday Club meets next week with Mrs. White.
M. Boyce went to Fond du Lac Saturday for a visit among his former neighbors.
John McKenna is sick with typhoid fever.
Mrs. Henry Grass brought us in a container of red ripe raspberries Monday, and they are as red and luscious as in July or August. Clark county will prove a second Garden of Eden yet.
Mrs. Tibbits visited her brother, E. T. Burch's people and her sister, Mrs. Anderson's at Hemlock over the first of the week, on her way to Everette, Washington.
J. G. Ware brought into our sanctum Monday two large apples of the Wolf river variety. He said he brought them in to show how apples can be raised in Clark county.
Editor Meacham and "Happy" Hutchins were over from Loyal Tuesday to take in the stock fair and sale.
Dr. J. M. Conroy was up Tuesday, consulting with Dr. Baker.
Wm. Yanderhoff, of the town of Sherman, was over telling is Greenwood friends how deep the water had been over his way during the heavy rains. He says it was do deep that a frog, which had been sitting on his porch, jumped off and was drowned.
Black river was the highest last week that has been known for years and years. The water came almost to the top of the old piers which remain from the old bridge.
P. F. Lantz and little granddaughter were down Tuesday making arrangements for his auction, which will be held on Oct. 30.
L. J. Fulwiler of Wilcox, was registered at the Greenwood House Monday.
Ferdie Anderson rode to Neillsville and back on his bike Wednesday.
Frank Smith was over from Loyal Monday.
In a letter recently received from B. O. Dodge, he says he is studying in the Milwaukee Norman perfecting himself along "Pedagogical lines.'' "The old Gleaner," he says, "is of great interest" to him, and of course it follows him to Milwaukee.
The King's Daughters will serve supper Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Frank Norris. All are invited.
Chas. Burpee has sold his big farm in Weston this week to a farmer from down the state for a consideration better than $7,000. The purchaser's name is Wentland.
Sam Smith is a frequent Greenwood visitor these days, having to come often for medicines for his little girl who is quite sick.
Wm. Miller and G. W. Swetland had an experience Saturday that was out of the ordinary. They were up at Sawyer's dam and wanted to go home. Their team was on the other side of the river and bridges were out and roads under water. So they made a float of five hemlock logs and started down the old Black on the raft. After various experiences with the float being carried by the swift current against trees, around eddies and over rapids they landed after about five hours near Longwood and made their way home on foot, satisfied for the present with that mode of traveling.
Mrs. L. Sperbeck and Fern came down with Mr. Sperbeck Saturday for a visit with friends while he attended the directors' meeting.
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